What is Pitra Pooja (Ancestor worship)

Pitra is alluded to our predecessors and relatives who are dead. Pitra Dosh is alluded to the circumstance when the withdrew progenitors or relatives have not achieved peace or salvation. Significance of gifts from Pitra is clarified in Rig Veda. This song contains an arrangement of 14 stanzas and these refrains diagrams the significance of satisfying Pitra alongside the fundamental technique to satisfy them and advantages of satisfying the Pitra.

आच्या जानु दक्षिणतो निषद्येमं यज्ञमभि गर्णीतविश्वे | मा हिंसिष्ट पितरः केन चिन नो यद व आगःपुरुषता कराम ||

Meaning of Mantra: –

Our antiquated dads who merit the Soma (Nectar) who came, most honorable, to our meal. With these let Yama (God of Death), longing with the longing, cheering eat our contributions at his pleasure. Celestially Pitra Dosh is typically observed by Sun – Rahu combination or Rahu expecting Sun in the natal horoscope. The consequence of Pitra Dosh will to a great extent rely upon the house in which Sun and Rahu are conjunct. Moon and Rahu combination may likewise prompt Pitra Dosh, which now and again is alluded as Maitri Dosh. A few stargazers take Maitri Dosh to emerge on Mother’s side and Pitra Dosh on the Father’s side. There are some other mix of planets in the birth horoscope which may prompt Pitra Dosh as well. A specialist stargazer is the best judge to choose over the degree and the impact of Pitra Dosha.

Benefits of Pooja (Ancestor worship)

Pitra Dosh Nivaran Puja helps in beating the negative effects of Pitra Dosh. This Puja is frequently performed at a couple of assigned spots like Gaya, Banaras, Pehowa, Tryambkeshwar, Hardwar and so forth. Haridwar is accepted to be the place for Pind Daan. A few people play out this Puja at home as well. A specialist stargazer or a senior Pandit ought to be counseled when playing out this Puja at home.

Places to perform Pitra Pooja (Ancestor worship)

It can likewise be performed in Badrinath, Trimbakeshwar, Haridwar or Gaya by an educated cleric following every one of the ceremonies. This pooja can likewise be performed in Kasganj (U.P.), Bhimashankar sanctuary (Maharashtra), Kaithal (Haryana), Mahamaya Mandir at Ratanpur(Chhattisgarh), Jabalpur, Gangasagar, Ujjain, Jagannathpuri, Pushkar, Chitrak.

Haridwar:- Haridwar is a well known pioneer goal in India. It is said individuals visit this spot to look for harmony and illumination. Consequently, it is an adept goal to perform Shradh ceremonies. Haridwar is known to have freedom powers, for example the individuals who are trying to vindication or salvation of their wrongdoings.

Badrinath:- Badrinath is accepted to be residence master Vishnu. This spot is propitious and vital ceremonies, rituals and pooja are performed here for the withdrew spirits. Pind Daan and Tarpanare performed at the Brahma Kapal Ghat in Badrinath.

Reason to perform Pitra Pooja (Ancestor worship)

Hindu existence in the wake of death customs help total the grieving procedure for the relatives deserted. On the other, these ceremonies help in the spirit’s adventure into alternate parts of the advancement procedure. These ceremonies are accepted to at long last free the soul from all common servitude. Hinduism depends on writing that is viewed as Holy Scripture. As per the Scripture, it is critical to play out the ceremonies up to the thirteenth day after the incineration and Shraadh poojas are performed. The last rights are finished when the pale survives from a perished Hindu are inundated in the hallowed Ganges River. This is the antiquated Hindu religious custom of Asthi Visarjan.

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